LI-11

LI-11

Forbidden in Pregnancy?
Element
English
Pool at the Crook
Name
曲池
Transliteration
Quchi
Special Point
Key PointHe SeaEarth Point
Description
He-Sea and Earth point Sun Si-miao Ghost point Heavenly Star point
Indications
heat blood wind damp itching defensive & nutritive qi and blood LI channel and pain
Kinesiology
key point for fevers heat & skin key point for dry scaly itchy skin sore throat toothache key point for hypertension redness & pain of eyes key point for disorders of arm & atrophy digestion heart disease
Channel Psychology
Sp: I worry about doing what is right. I cannot forgive myself.
 St: I am content with the past. I cannot forgive the past.
Point Psychology
Mania
Key Spirit Point Themes
deserve care skin
Symptoms
High fever that does not recede, thirst with sweating on drinking and dry and hot skin when does not drink, throat painful obstruction, loss of voice, toothache, redness and pain of the eyes, lacrimation, pain in the front of the ear, agitation and oppression of the chest, manic disorders, poor memory, tongue thrusting, dizziness, hypertension, goitre, scrofula, painful urination, rash, dry skin, scaly skin, itching of the skin, shingles, pain and itching of the whole body as if bitten by insects, clove sores on the back, distention and, pain of the abdomen, vomiting and diarrhoea, inflamed colon, absence of menstruation, numbness of the upper arm, painful obstruction, wind painful obstruction, paralysis of one side of the body, clonic spasm, contraction, immobility and pain of the elbow and shoulder, emaciation and weakness of the elbow, redness and swelling of the arm, atrophy disorder of the lower limbs, pain and swelling of the ankle, improves cerebral blood flow.
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The point information compiled from multiple sources including College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney Australia. Point location diagram recreated from A Manual of Acupuncture, P Deadman.